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Mar 18, 2013 5:30pm PDT
tourism economy is such a big deal for shore towns, seaside has vowed to be up and open for business on the boardwalk this coming summer. we are back with our monday making a difference report after this. an extraordinary group on the go setting its sights on helping a lot of kids. >>> finally tonight here we have an uplifting making a difference report. tonight from los angeles where things are now looking a lot better for a lot of kids. that's because of the efforts of some caring folks helping kids whose families can't afford the eyeglasses they need, giving them a chance to see and learn and thrive. our making a difference report tonight from nbc's miguel almaguer. >> reporter: for these kids, this bus is a sight for sore eyes. >> this is going to be exciting. >> who gets to go first? >> reporter: an eye clinic on wheels built by vision to learn that provides free eye exams and glasses to students in low-income communities. >> perfect. don't move. >> reporter: fifth grader dina ventura hasn't seen clearly since kindergarten. dina is one of 34 students getting tested at her school
Mar 15, 2013 5:30pm PDT
fidelity investments. take control of your personal economy. >>> the numbers in a survey from the last year 2012 show just 14% of american workers felt they had enough money to retire comfortably. there are good reasons behind that number. americans are living longer for starters. a lot of things including health care cost more and financial markets have been so volatile over the past decade. so a major worry for an entire generation now heading into retirement is how to make savings last long enough. as nbc's chris jansing reports the rules and the math are changing. >> no more hurry. no more pressure. >> reporter: used to be hard work with and company loyalty were rewarded with the good life. >> what with my retirement plan and a few dollars i'd saved, i didn't have a thing to worry about. >> how many are going on these? >> 55. >> reporter: for an increasing number of older americans, that lifestyle is no more than a dream. >> retirement used to be 10 years, now it can be 30 years. that means your money has to last a lot longer. >> reporter: it didn't last nearly long enough for 75-y
Mar 14, 2013 5:30pm PDT
populations and a bad economy. that hurts the employment base. the downward trend stretches from the once industrial ohio valley through the plains to parts of california. city of new york reported an all-time population peak of 8.3 million people. for the first time in 60 years, more people moved into new york than moved out. >>> more numbers from the cdc. most americans now admit to talking on their cell phones while driving. a third of us admit to texting or e-mailing while at the wheel. mostly young drivers they say, but the rates of usage here are much higher than in europe. >>> the chinese government asked the people of china to try to stop using disposable chopsticks. they go through 80 billion pair of them every year in china. it's a burden for the nation's forests supplying all the wood. >>> in an unrelated story, the world economic forum is out with the list of unfriendliest nations for world travellers. the top three, bolivia, venezuela, and russia. we posted the entire list including where china ranks on our website tonight. >>> we are back with our making a difference re
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